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Torontoist
The Toronto Settler Who Failed to Build a Hemp Empirenew agricultural commodities to be grown in Britain’s colonies around the globe
The Toronto Settler Who Failed to Build a Hemp Empire
Torontoist / Posted 29 minutes ago
new agricultural commodities to be grown in Britain’s colonies around the globe. Banks, after all, had accompanied Captain James Cook on his 1768-1771 voyage to Botany Bay on the Australian continent, and Banks was transforming the Royal Botanic... Read more
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Northern Echo
Middlesbrough man first NHS patient in the country to get new lung cancer drugsystem back on, which allows the body’s immune system to then fight the cance.
Middlesbrough man first NHS patient in the country to get new lung cancer drug
Northern Echo / Posted an hour ago
system back on, which allows the body’s immune system to then fight the cance. “It’s very exciting for my patient and for James Cook as we are the first centre in the UK to get access to this drug for lung cancer patients as part of the Early... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Family files wrongful death suit against Bay County Sheriff's Officein custody. However, the family is claiming BCSO’s negligence eventually result
Family files wrongful death suit against Bay County Sheriff's Office
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
in custody. However, the family is claiming BCSO’s negligence eventually resulted in his death.The attorney for the family, James Cook of Tallahassee, claims BCSO caused Buchanan to suffer severe physical and mental injuries and death, which in turn... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld scientists make good ants go badJames Cook University scientists have found a way to manipulate the brain chemi
Qld scientists make good ants go bad
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 hours ago
James Cook University scientists have found a way to manipulate the brain chemistry of ants – making aggressive ants more calm, and chilled-out ants cranky. Professor Simon Robson, head of Terrestrial Ecosystems at JCU, examined Australian weaver... Read more
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WA Today
Qld scientists make good ants go badJames Cook University scientists have found a way to manipulate the brain chemi
Qld scientists make good ants go bad
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
James Cook University scientists have found a way to manipulate the brain chemistry of ants – making aggressive ants more calm, and chilled-out ants cranky. Professor Simon Robson, head of Terrestrial Ecosystems at JCU, examined Australian weaver... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Qld scientists make good ants go badAn ant shows an aggressive display. Photo: James Cook University James Cook Un
Qld scientists make good ants go bad
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
An ant shows an aggressive display. Photo: James Cook University James Cook University scientists have found a way to manipulate the brain chemistry of ants – making aggressive ants more calm, and chilled-out ants cranky. Professor Simon Robson,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Martinez's three-run shot caps Braves' comebackJames Cook |?Traverse City Record Eagle Gladstone’s Tasi?Martinez is congratul
Martinez's three-run shot caps Braves' comeback
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
James Cook |?Traverse City Record Eagle Gladstone’s Tasi?Martinez is congratulated by her head coach Ashley Hughes as she rounds third base following a 3-run home run in the seventh inning, Friday against Traverse City St. Francis. Gladstone won... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Help organise Endeavour Day celebrations in Woononathe birthplace of our nation. But what’s not as well known is that Woonona alm
Help organise Endeavour Day celebrations in Woonona
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 hours ago
the birthplace of our nation. But what’s not as well known is that Woonona almost had that title. The day before Captain James Cook landed his boat The Endeavour off Botany Bay, he tried to do the same thing at Collins Creek estuary in... Read more
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Northern Echo
"Forceful pressure" was applied to dead pensioner's neck, murder trial is told.and bruising to Mr Kidson’s head. The jury were told that the pensioner was st
"Forceful pressure" was applied to dead pensioner's neck, murder trial is told.
Northern Echo / Posted 23 hours ago
and bruising to Mr Kidson’s head. The jury were told that the pensioner was still alive when he arrived at Middlesbrough’s James Cook University Hospital on November 5 last year. However CT scans subsequently revealed severe damage to the right... Read more
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International Business Times
From Kate Middleton to Elizabeth Taylor: Most memorable celebrity brides Rupert MurdochGetty Poppy Delevingne wore Chanel haute couture at St. Pauls Ch
From Kate Middleton to Elizabeth Taylor: Most memorable celebrity brides
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Rupert MurdochGetty Poppy Delevingne wore Chanel haute couture at St. Pauls Church in Knighstbridge at her wedding to James Cook on May 16, 2014.Poppy Delevingne marrying James Cook in Chanel Haute CoutureGetty Kim Kardashian wore Givenchy... Read more
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Raw Story
Large parts of Great Barrier Reef ‘dead in 20 years’we felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible.” Earlier
Large parts of Great Barrier Reef ‘dead in 20 years’
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
we felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible.” Earlier this month, researchers at Australia’s James Cook University said only seven percent of the huge reef had escaped the whitening, following extensive aerial and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Please, Facebook, don't make me speak to your awful chatbotsgrunt work from call centres in developing nations. Be nice to your bots; you n
Please, Facebook, don't make me speak to your awful chatbots
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
grunt work from call centres in developing nations. Be nice to your bots; you never know when they’re actually people.— James Cook (@JamesLiamCook)February 20, 2016 But technology won’t overcome the more fundamental problem with chatbots: they... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
US election 2016: Clashes near Trump rally in Californiasay some protesters threw stones at motorists while others jumped on top of a p
US election 2016: Clashes near Trump rally in California
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
say some protesters threw stones at motorists while others jumped on top of a police car, smashing its windows, the BBC's James Cook reports from Los Angeles. The protesters dispersed by 23:00 (06:00 GMT Friday), the Orange County Sheriff's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientistswe felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
we felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier this month, researchers at Australia's James Cook University said only seven percent of the huge reef had escaped the whitening, following extensive aerial and... Read more
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The North West Star
Medical student seeks a career in the bushhealth, but Linden Martyr isn't your average product of Gen-Y. The light at th
Medical student seeks a career in the bush
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
health, but Linden Martyr isn't your average product of Gen-Y. The light at the end of the tunnel for this sixth-year James Cook University medical student is blindingly bright, and, on his way towards a fully-fledged medical internship, he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientistswe felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
we felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier this month, researchers at Australia's James Cook University said only seven percent of the huge reef had escaped the whitening, following extensive aerial and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Master Shredder' shows what people with disabilities can doexperience The successful applicant was Raghu Sachdeva, a 25-year-old man from
'Master Shredder' shows what people with disabilities can do
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
experience The successful applicant was Raghu Sachdeva, a 25-year-old man from India, who is studying an MBA at James Cook University. My relationship with Emma is not like an employer and an employee, we are more like friends ... she's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A new Woonona endeavourthe birthplace of our nation. But what’s not as well known is that Woonona alm
A new Woonona endeavour
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
the birthplace of our nation. But what’s not as well known is that Woonona almost had that title. The day before Captain James Cook landed his boat The Endeavour off Botany Bay, he tried to do the same thing at Collins Creek estuary in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: Scientistswe felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: Scientists
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
we felt it was vital to get our findings out as quickly as possible." Earlier this month, researchers at Australia's James Cook University said only seven percent of the huge reef had escaped the whitening, following extensive aerial and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Free holiday lure for overseas studentsInternational students at James Cook University. Rupinder Mangat (India),Cherry
Free holiday lure for overseas students
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
International students at James Cook University. Rupinder Mangat (India),Cherry Jade Sabay Sabay( Philippines), Latanisha Tomuriesa (Papua New Guinea) and Charisma Kendiu (Papua New Guinea). A NEW campaign would lure international students to... Read more
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Northern Star
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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Queensland Times
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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News Mail
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
News Mail / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Jesse Thomas Going After Sixth-Straight Wildflower WinElite Start List (In Alphabetical Order) Christopher Bagg Chris Baird AJ Bauc
Jesse Thomas Going After Sixth-Straight Wildflower Win
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted yesterday
Elite Start List (In Alphabetical Order) Christopher Bagg Chris Baird AJ Baucco Terenzo Bozzone Nicholas Chase James Cook Ben Collins Sam Corace Justin Daerr John Dahlz Nathan Dressel Andrew Drobeck Alistar Eeckman Charlie... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Nine nit treatments that actually workand washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading
Nine nit treatments that actually work
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
and washing linen and items that have come into contact with the lice. Leading head lice expert emeritus professor at James Cook University Rick Speare said incomplete treatment cycles can be the cause of recurring head lice. He told... Read more
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Northern Echo
Helmet saves mountain biker, 61, who had to be airlifted after fall near Guisboroughof the Team treated the injured man at the scene before carrying him 100m to th
Helmet saves mountain biker, 61, who had to be airlifted after fall near Guisborough
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
of the Team treated the injured man at the scene before carrying him 100m to the Great North Air Ambulance who flew him to James Cook University Hospital for treatment. The injuries were said to be non life-threatening and the man arrived in a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Indigenous tribes in Queensland seek balance between tradition, tourismcollege students — follow the road north to Cooktown. The cape and the town we
Indigenous tribes in Queensland seek balance between tradition, tourism
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
college students — follow the road north to Cooktown. The cape and the town were given their name by British explorer James Cook, whose ship ran aground near the cape as he explored the coastline. We spent four days at the Cape Tribulation... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British woman paralysed after being crushed in Egypt finally coming homenot being able to breathe or to move." She had taken out travel insurance but
British woman paralysed after being crushed in Egypt finally coming home
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
not being able to breathe or to move." She had taken out travel insurance but was unaware it had expired. Consultants at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough have been discussing her treatment with doctors in Egypt. Olivia was crushed during a... Read more
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The Scientist
Study: Small Fish Comforted By Big PredatorsPomacentrus amboinensisPLOS ONEResearchers from James Cook University in Austra
Study: Small Fish Comforted By Big Predators
The Scientist / Posted 2 days ago
Pomacentrus amboinensisPLOS ONEResearchers from James Cook University in Australia and their colleagues have found that the presence of large predatory fish reduced stress levels in baby prey fish by more than a third, by scaring off midsize... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodpigs" for the potato peelings and other pigswill. Finally, starved and afraid o
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
pigs" for the potato peelings and other pigswill. Finally, starved and afraid of the belligerent mother pig, she went back. James Cook whipped her. Over three decades later, when Tubman made history by leading three Union gunboats in the famous... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodpigs" for the potato peelings and other pigswill. Finally, starved and afraid o
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
pigs" for the potato peelings and other pigswill. Finally, starved and afraid of the belligerent mother pig, she went back. James Cook whipped her. Over three decades later, when Tubman made history by leading three Union gunboats in the famous... Read more
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PhysOrg
Baby fish are comforted by the presence of large marine predatorspredators can reduce stress on baby fish.‌ Research carried out by the ARC Cen
Baby fish are comforted by the presence of large marine predators
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
predators can reduce stress on baby fish.‌ Research carried out by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University (JCU) and the University of Glasgow have found that physiological stress on baby fish can be reduced by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
It’s looking like a Myna victoryrid the environment of the pest.Indian Myna in flight. Meanwhile, Cairns Remov
It’s looking like a Myna victory
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
rid the environment of the pest.Indian Myna in flight. Meanwhile, Cairns Remove Indian Mynas president Peter Goulding said James Cook University wanted some dead mynas for further research. “JCU has asked us to supply 75 frozen birds for their... Read more
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BBC News
Los Angeles passes $1.9bn bill to tackle homeless crisisspends some $1bn a year on medical, psychiatric and social welfare costs on its
Los Angeles passes $1.9bn bill to tackle homeless crisis
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
spends some $1bn a year on medical, psychiatric and social welfare costs on its homeless residents. 'A city of shanties' - James Cook, BBC News, Los Angeles The City of Angels has another nickname: the homeless capital of America. The accuracy of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Upside-down jellyfish new tool in mopping up industrial pollutionin cleaning up industrial pollution, thanks to the work of researchers in north
Upside-down jellyfish new tool in mopping up industrial pollution
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
in cleaning up industrial pollution, thanks to the work of researchers in north Queensland. Key points: Scientists from James Cook University tested the ability of the Cassiopea maremetens, also known as the the upside-down jellyfish, to absorb... Read more
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Soundings
Scientists say 93 percent of Great Barrier Reef now bleachedall in the northern half of the Reef,” Prof. Terry Hughes, head of the ARC Cent
Scientists say 93 percent of Great Barrier Reef now bleached
Soundings / Posted 3 days ago
all in the northern half of the Reef,” Prof. Terry Hughes, head of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, said in a statement to the news media. He led the research. Severe bleaching means that corals could... Read more
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News.com.au
‘An attempt to recolonise’in the Pacific Ocean, between New Caledonia and New Zealand. It was mapped by
‘An attempt to recolonise’
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
in the Pacific Ocean, between New Caledonia and New Zealand. It was mapped by the British navigator and explorer Captain James Cook in 1774, and was occupied just 40 days after he established a convict settlement in Sydney in 1788. Robertson... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘It’s an attempt to recolonise’in the Pacific Ocean, between New Caledonia and New Zealand. It was mapped by
‘It’s an attempt to recolonise’
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in the Pacific Ocean, between New Caledonia and New Zealand. It was mapped by the British navigator and explorer Captain James Cook in 1774, and was occupied just 40 days after he established a convict settlement in Sydney in 1788. Robertson... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cyclist who died on notorious Tour de France route descent in Yorkshire Dales may have been avoiding animalwas found conscious and lying in the road about 200 metres from the summit at a
Cyclist who died on notorious Tour de France route descent in Yorkshire Dales may have been avoiding animal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
was found conscious and lying in the road about 200 metres from the summit at about 11.40am by a motorist. He was taken to James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, where he died the following night from the head injuries he had... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Baby fish 'less stressed' around large ocean predatorsnew research has found large predators play a vital ecological role in the heal
Baby fish 'less stressed' around large ocean predators
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
new research has found large predators play a vital ecological role in the health and well-being of smaller and baby fish. James Cook University researcher Maria del Mar Palacios has conducted a study that shows the presence of large predators is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Schools failing in climate change education: researcherand public health level. Climate change education is lacking in our schools ac
Schools failing in climate change education: researcher
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
and public health level. Climate change education is lacking in our schools according to one researcher. And a study by a James Cook University PhD student has found that the next wave of decision makers are not being taught about climate change... Read more
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Lowell Sun
'Fair' pay for nonprofit heads seen as necessaryWellness $150,769 10. Susan Sullivan Deputy Director New England Interstate Wat
'Fair' pay for nonprofit heads seen as necessary
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Wellness $150,769 10. Susan Sullivan Deputy Director New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission $149,491 11. James Cook Executive Director Lowell Development and Financial Corporation $147,123 12. Scott Bartis CFO Lighthouse School... Read more
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News Mail
Burnett River ‘is in a bad way’the kidneys of the river." Jock Mackenzie is talking about mangroves. The Mang
Burnett River ‘is in a bad way’
News Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the kidneys of the river." Jock Mackenzie is talking about mangroves. The MangroveWatch researcher is part of a team from James Cook University who have visited Bundaberg to check out how the waterways are faring. The news? "The Burnett is in a... Read more
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Northern Echo
Busy Sunday for volunteers who rescue three people in one dayair ambulance personnel and the injured boy’s friends in carrying him 100 metre
Busy Sunday for volunteers who rescue three people in one day
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
air ambulance personnel and the injured boy’s friends in carrying him 100 metres to the helicopter before he was flown to James Cook University Hospital for treatment. The second callout came at 7pm when the team went to the assistance of a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Comical quandariesRoyal Research Ship Boaty McBoatface, to follow in the wake of Captain Scott's
Comical quandaries
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Royal Research Ship Boaty McBoatface, to follow in the wake of Captain Scott's RRS Discovery, the Ernest Shackleton and the James Cook. This is not the first time the public has had a moment of united lunatic humour. A poll by Greenpeace to name a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wet 'n Wild employee arrested after admitting to $500,000 embezzlement'n Wild employee faces charges after admitting to embezzling about $500,000 fro
Wet 'n Wild employee arrested after admitting to $500,000 embezzlement
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
'n Wild employee faces charges after admitting to embezzling about $500,000 from the park, court records indicate. Ryan James Cook, 27, of Orlando, was arrested Friday on a grand theft charge after Universal Orlando – Wet 'n Wild's parent... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Large trees under threat: researchersspectacular reef in the world, slightly inland we are hurting one of our other
Large trees under threat: researchers
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
spectacular reef in the world, slightly inland we are hurting one of our other greatest natural beauties. Scientists from James Cook University and the Australian National University have released a paper detailing the threat to large, old... Read more
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